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Book IV

Book IV

Socrates identify three parts: the rational, spirited, and appetitive. He correlates these with the three classes of the ideal city: rulers, auxiliaries, and producers. He argue, Justice is achieved when each part of the soul and each class in the city performs its function harmoniously, without interfering with the others. The just individual and the just city are characterized by internal harmony and balance. Socrates contrast this with the unjust individual and city, which suffer from discord and injustice, reinforcing the importance of virtue and justice in achieving a flourishing society.

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